Connor McKeown serves as a Partner at Jobplex, a DHR International company. A member of the Advanced Technology Practice Group, he is based out of the firm’s Denver office.
Connor has more than 10 years of experience in advanced technology across product development, engineering management, software consulting, operations, sales, and general management capacities. His leadership and in-depth, hands-on technology expertise within modern SaaS businesses allow him to fully comprehend the needs of his clients when seeking exceptional talent for the advanced technology sector.
Collaborative and enthusiastic, Connor operates with a sense of urgency for his clients as he acutely understands that technology waits for no one. Throughout each engagement, he maintains focus on identifying candidates that not only fulfill position requirements, but more importantly, demonstrate cultural alignment. Connor dedicates his time and energy to understanding his client’s cultural dynamic, becoming an extension of their brand and values throughout the search. With his approach founded on trust, alignment of goals and direction, and continuous improvement, Connor is known as a servant leader to his clients, candidates, and colleagues.
Most recently, Connor served as head of product management at Covered Insurance, a digital insurance marketplace. In this role, he continuously developed a deeper understanding of the market, customers, and partners to create simple, seamless experiences that delivered value for end-users and business partners alike. Prior to Covered Insurance, Connor led multiple software development teams at ReadyTalk, a cloud communications provider ranked as the Best Place to Work in Colorado for several years running prior to its sale in 2017. There, he led critical application and operations focused engineering efforts, delivering application enhancements and improved operational reliability across the company’s flagship product.
Connor holds a Master of Business Administration from University of Colorado at Denver and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management from the University of Colorado at Boulder.